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A new life for an old house?

A new life for an old house?

May 27th, 2013 1:00 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

One of the state’s leading historic preservation advocates said recently that Rogersville’s 178-year-old Kenner House would be an ideal location for a “Heritage Center” providing tourists with the story of Hawkins County’s historic locations.

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Tennessee’s Pocahontas was Indian woman named Nancy Ward

Tennessee’s Pocahontas was Indian woman named Nancy Ward

May 27th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

Recently, I examined the book “Tennessee History Stories” (T.C. Karns, B.F. Johnson Publishing Co., 1904). One subject grabbed my attention — Nancy Ward, who became Tennessee’s Pocahontas.

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Jonesborough honors veterans with musical tribute

Jonesborough honors veterans with musical tribute - VIDEO

May 26th, 2013 9:21 pm by Kayla Carter

More than 300 people, including veterans, their friends and families, filled the Jonesborough Visitors Center on Sunday to hear patriotic music and honor American soldiers who have died preserving the nation’s freedom.

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Pet of the week

Pet of the week

May 26th, 2013 1:00 am by Staff Report

Day Day is a 7 year old Pit Bull/Boxer mix. He is kennel-trained and good with kids.

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Update: Regional art highlights Jonesborough center’s opening

Update: Regional art highlights Jonesborough center’s opening - VIDEO

May 24th, 2013 10:39 pm by Kayla Carter

The region was invited to take a look at the McKinney Center renovation progress as well as art produced by top-notch regional artists during the Jonesborough Juried Art Show on Friday.

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Purple Heart Trail recognizes wounded

Purple Heart Trail recognizes wounded

May 24th, 2013 10:18 pm by Brad Hicks

When Roy Rigsby heard a portion of Interstate 26 in Unicoi County was set to be designated as a Purple Heart Trail, he felt compelled to attend the ceremony as he understands the significance of the Purple Heart recognition.

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Science Hill Veterans Memorial

May 24th, 2013 5:46 pm by Tony Duncan

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Jonesborough's McKinney Center set for grand opening tonight

Jonesborough's McKinney Center set for grand opening tonight

May 24th, 2013 2:27 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The town of Jonesborough will host an opening gala at the new McKinney Cultural Arts Center at Booker T. Washington School tonight from 7 to 8:30 at the newly renovated center at East Main and Franklin streets.

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McKinney Center Opening

May 24th, 2013 8:30 am by Lee Talbert

McKinney Center Opening

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Sights along the trail to Mount Sterling's fire tower

Sights along the trail to Mount Sterling's fire tower

May 23rd, 2013 2:24 pm by Kayla Carter

Wandering not too far from where the Appalachian Trail crosses Interstate 40, two footpaths to the top of Mount Sterling can reward hikers with a 360-degree view of North Carolina and Tennessee peaks.

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